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Pair of Monuments in the Churchyard of the Church of St Mary Circa 1-2 Metres South of South Aisle

A Grade II Listed Building in Prestbury, Gloucestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9143 / 51°54'51"N

Longitude: -2.045 / 2°2'42"W

OS Eastings: 397000

OS Northings: 223978

OS Grid: SO970239

Mapcode National: GBR 2LZ.ZS5

Mapcode Global: VHB1Q.H4RT

Entry Name: Pair of Monuments in the Churchyard of the Church of St Mary Circa 1-2 Metres South of South Aisle

Listing Date: 25 February 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1340048

English Heritage Legacy ID: 134488

Location: Prestbury, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL52

County: Gloucestershire

District: Cheltenham

Civil Parish: Prestbury

Built-Up Area: Cheltenham

Traditional County: Gloucestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Gloucestershire

Church of England Parish: Prestbury St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Gloucester

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Listing Text

SO 9724 PRESTBURY MILL STREET
(south side)

18/80 Pair of monuments in the churchyard
of the Church of St Mary cl-2m
south of south aisle
GV II


Pair of C17 chest tombs. Limestone.
Tomb nearest porch to John Sm----. Plain inscription plaque on the
south side with an almost illegible inscription flanked by panels
with flat-chamfered margins. Thick capping.
Unidentified chest tomb c4m to north-east. South side now badly
eroded. North side partially eroded with an oval inscription
plaque without a legible inscription. Carved roses in spandrels.
Large cherubs' heads either side with brackets and acanthus
decoration below each face. Lyre-shaped ends with cartouche-like
plaques. Thick capping with moulded margin.


Listing NGR: SO9700023978

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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